Jan 21, 2011 staff reports Uncategorized
A Family Valentine’s Dance will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday Feb. 5 at Canton Woods Senior Center, 76 Canton St., Baldwinsville.
Refreshments such as cheese and crackers, pretzels, chips, punch and more will be available during the night. Attire is semi-formal (dresses and skirts for the girls, shirt and tie attire for the boys).
Held for students in second through 12th grades, female participants must be accompanied by their father, guardian or an adult male relative and male participants must be accompanied by their mother, guardian or adult female relative. Parents must have a date to attend; both parents cannot bring the same date(s) for the evening.
Pre-registration (Feb. 3 deadline) is required and there are only 100 tickets available, so don’t wait to register.
AAA Defensive Driving Course
AAA defensive driving course will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday Feb. 1 and 3 at Baker High School (large group room). This six-hour course, approved by the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles, may reduce as many as four points from participants’ driving records. Participants will also receive a 10-percent reduction on the collision and liability portion of automobile and motorcycle insurance premiums. Sign up, feel safe and save money.
Be a hit on the dance floor at your next social event, whether it’s a wedding or just out for fun. The four-week dance class will be held from 8 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays (Feb. 1 to March 1) at Elden Elementary. Learn basic skills including proper styling, poise, lead and follow. Ballroom dance’s include: Fox Trot, Waltz, Cha Cha, Salsa and Polka. The instructor will be from Walt Medicis Dance Studio.
A babysitting course will be held from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Wednesday Feb. 23 at the Lysander Town Hall auditorium. The course will include planning for a babysitting job, knowing what to expect of children, selecting toys and games, supervising children, preventing accidents, giving first aid, rescue breathing, caring for infants and children and feeding them. Students who complete the course will receive a resource book full of pertinent information, as well as a certificate of completion. Students should bring a lunch and must be 11 years old before the program starts.
Quick and easy meals using chicken
Make quick and easy meals with leftover chicken in less than 30 minutes.
Have you ever felt like you didn’t know what to make for dinner? You just ate chicken and didn’t feel like the same meal again? Did you work later than normal or just don’t feel like stopping at the store or fast food for a meal? Instructor (and cookbook author) Carla Vavala will show you how to create a few quick and easy meals with leftover chicken or ingredients you may have lying around your kitchen, freezer or pantry from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday Jan. 26 at Durgee Jr. High (room 148). These meals will clearly take less than 30 minutes to prepare and they will be great for a family, a couple or just yourself; it will be catered to your specific situatio,n but with the same kind of ease. Some of the meals will include chicken with pepper biscuits, crunchy chicken burritos, chicken tortellini with a blush sauce and caramelized onions with chicken risotto.
Family ski and snow tubing night
The whole family can ski at an affordable rate from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Wednesday Feb. 23 at the Four Seasons Ski Center in Fayetteville. Skiers can rent ski boots and poles and take a one-hour lesson at 11:30 a.m., but you must pre-register at Lysander Park in advance if you are interested in lessons. Spots fill up fast.
Come out and join the fun and go snow tubing from 4:30 to 9:30 p.m. Thursday Feb. 24 at Four Season Ski Center. Four Seasons supplies the tubes and pulls you up the hill, you just supply the fun and laughter as you slide down. A good time for kids of all ages. The snow tubing hill is different from the skiing hill to keep you safe and having fun.
For more information on fees contact the Lysander Parks & Recreation Department at 635-5999 or check us out online at townoflysander.org